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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY This study is based on a retrospective analysis of 26 pathological fractures of the femoral neck in 19 chronic haemodialysis patients. The purpose of this study is to analyze the epidemiological and etiological factors of these fractures in relation to osteo-arthropathy of the dialyzed patient, as well as the results of various(More)
Twelve children aged between 18 months and 11 years old who had sustained a severe fingertip amputation with total or subtotal pulp loss were treated with a distal-based thenar flap. The injuries were palmar oblique amputations or avulsion injuries involving the pulp and the nail bed. The pedicles of the thenar flaps were divided after 18 to 25 days and(More)
The solitary bone cyst (SBC) has not yet revealed all its secrets. The pathogeny of the SBC is thus considered and also its evolutivity. Conservative treatment has been used in attempts to heal this tumor-like bone. In the case of surgery, an original technique is described. The SBC still remains mysterious in many of its aspects. At the time of this(More)
Despite the presence of a considerable number of papers published in the international literature, talipes equinovarus keeps its secrets. Conservative methods of treatment are currently accepted as advantageous over surgery. Prediction of the future of a clubfoot after treatment is not possible, for this reason, a long-term follow-up is needful. A true(More)
BACKGROUND Avulsion of a digit has not always been an indication for replantation because of extensive injuries. The advent of microsurgery changed this, permitting avulsed digit replantations with varying rates of success. The aim of this study was to analyze surgical management of finger avulsion injuries of an exclusively pediatric series. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Thirty to 60% of hereditary multiple exostoses patients have forearm deformities. There is no consensus regarding optimal therapy. This long-term retrospective study is the first to compare radiologic and clinical data with patient assessments, to define more precise surgical indications. METHODS All children presenting with hereditary multiple(More)
This is a retrospective study of primary repairs of flexor pollicis longus in 16 children under 15 years of age. Patients with injuries to the median or ulnar nerve at the wrist, crush injuries, skin loss or fracture were excluded. Repairs were carried out within 24 hours using a modified Kessler technique. The mean follow-up was for two years. The final(More)
BACKGROUND Many commissural reconstruction techniques have been described for the treatment of syndactyly. This study is the first to compare long-term results of 2 commissural dorsal flap procedures (T-flap and omega-flap). METHODS Fifty-nine web-spaces in 39 patients, operated on between 1991 and 2008, were retrospectively analyzed. Thirty-six T-flap(More)
Total amputation of the penis is very rare in a child. This article presents a case of a traumatic penile amputation at the base of the perineum, with scissors, in a 4-year-old child. Six hours after the aggression, the penis was replanted. Three weeks after the intervention, except for skin necrosis, the results were excellent. Six years afterward, this(More)
There are two types of congenital enlargement of the finger. In one type, the finger is enlarged as part of a syndrome or because of a tumor or a malformation. In the other, the finger is enlarged as an isolated anomaly called "true macrodactyly", with an abundance of fat mainly on the palmar side of the finger. This condition is a rare congenital(More)